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  1. Black pregnant women fear discrimination and dying, and more in this week’s roundup

    Stories about Black women’s fears around pregnancy, calls for HUSKY expansion to undocumented immigrants in Connecticut, the racial bias in a U.S. cancer screening policy, health care workers have witnessed discrimination against patients, and how crowdfunding has become the norm for medical expenses.

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  2. Policy efforts we’ll be watching in 2024

    This blog post is by Sam Haun, CT Health’s policy director. As 2024 gets underway, we are watching a few key areas of work in the state.

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  3. Grants will support advocacy for coverage expansion

    Grants from the Connecticut Health Foundation will support advocacy efforts to expand health care coverage to more immigrants and to ensure that those who are eligible can get covered.

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  4. Connecticut Health Foundation announces new strategic plan

    The Connecticut Health Foundation is launching a new strategic plan in 2024, beginning the next chapter in the private, independent foundation’s focus on health equity for people of color.

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  5. Strategic plan 2024-2028: Frequently asked questions

    What’s in the new plan? What does it mean for my grant? Why did you pick these topics? You might have questions about our new strategic plan. Here are some answers.

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  6. A ‘completely preventable’ health crisis, and more in this week’s roundup

    Stories about a preventable health crisis, the health access challenges facing undocumented residents, the toll of health inequities in Connecticut, and a new finding about Parkinson’s disease rooted in diversifying genetic research.

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  7. Why the next big hope for Alzheimer’s might not help most Black patients, and more in this week’s roundup

    Stories on CT’s Medicaid unwinding. concerns about a new Alzheimer’s drug and health inequities, the link between racism and childhood obesity, efforts to diversify medical illustrations, and why asking about more than health can help improve health.

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  8. Asthma disparities persist in CT, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Roundup features stories about how persistent racial disparities in asthma are effecting CT residents, a new that aims to financially help violence victims, and more.

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  9. CT mulls Medicaid payments for community health workers, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about options to pay for community health workers in Connecticut, a new study about the link between Black doctors and life expectancy, and more.

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  10. CT advocates urge doula certification, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how doula certification could help improve maternal health outcomes, disparities in treatment access for cancer patients, and more.

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